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  • Russia will equip Iranian Submarines with Missiles

    07/06/2005 12:08:22 AM PDT · by Srirangan · 122 replies · 4,379+ views
    Quoting a report from the Second International Naval Show (IMDS-2005) in St. Petersburg. Moreover, Kommersant found out that Rosoboronexport is negotiating with Iran about repair and modernization of Iranian submarines. Iran has three submarines of Project 877EKM that were supplied by Russia in 1992 (Russian name of the sub B-219, Iranian—901 Tareq), in June 1993 (B-224, 902 Noor) and in November 1996 (B-175, 903 Yunes). It was expected that all the major components that already exceeded their life expectancy will be replaced. Also, the new anti-ship missile complex Club-S with the target distance of 200 km will be installed on...
  • US TOLD TO LEAVE CENTRAL ASIA [Russia & China demand "deadline."]

    07/05/2005 11:49:21 PM PDT · by familyop · 53 replies · 2,971+ views
    SBS (AU) ^ | 06JUL05 | SBS
    Leaders of a six-nation security bloc led by Beijing and Moscow called for a deadline to be set for the withdrawal of US forces from bases in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. The presidents of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), which comprises Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and China, signed a declaration calling for deadlines to be set on the closure of airbases used by US forces in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. "Considering that the active phase of the military anti-terrorist operation in Afghanistan has finished, member states... consider it essential that the relevant participants in the anti-terrorist coalition set deadlines on...